NEXT STAGE Writers' Program

Melbourne Theatre Company has exciting plans for the future of playwriting, plans which are set to have a significant impact on the landscape of theatre in Australia.

With a $4.6 million investment by MTC and MTC’s Playwrights Giving Circle, the NEXT STAGE Writers’ Program will introduce the most rigorous playwright commissioning and development process ever undertaken by the Company, setting a new benchmark for play development in Australia.